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Messery

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Messery - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie
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Framed by Nernier to the east and west Chens, Messery develops a facade of 3.25 km on Lake Geneva which 0.4 km of public domain in two different sites "La Pointe" and "Under Pres. Its altitude varies from 372 to 456 m between the lake and hinterland.

The water activities are very dynamic, especially windsurfing.

Forests cover over one third of the Commune and is crisscrossed by many roads and trails for family hiking.

His story: the installation of the first human communities Messery dates back to Neolithic times, as evidenced by the remains of two coastal cities. The Roman occupation left few traces of many "houses" arranged in rows parallel to the lake and church (St Peter's goddaughter of Geneva), built in 1841, contains in its structure, elements of a monument dating from this period. The etymology of Messery also explained by the dominant economic activity practiced by the Romans Missiriacum; Missiria mean "the country's wheat." From medieval times, has kept a house Messery strong Frize, the Count property of the family then Lugrin Costa de Beauregard until the 18th century.

Geographical information

MunicipalityMessery
Postcode74140
Tourism labels
Latitude46.3512340 (N 46° 21’ 4”)
Longitude6.2927930 (E 6° 17’ 34”)
Surface area9.23 km²
Population2244 inhabitants
Density243 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (67 km, 58 min)
Insee code74180
IntercommunalityCA Thonon Agglomération
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
TerritoryAlps
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

Nernier2.8 km (5 min)
Chens-sur-Léman3.6 km (6 min)
Yvoire3.6 km (7 min)
Excenevex5.1 km (9 min)
Douvaine5.9 km (8 min)
Loisin7.7 km (11 min)
Massongy7.9 km (11 min)
Ballaison10.2 km (14 min)
Veigy-Foncenex11.2 km (15 min)
Sciez11.5 km (13 min)
Machilly13.3 km (18 min)
Saint-Cergues14.3 km (18 min)
Bons-en-Chablais15.4 km (20 min)
Anthy-sur-Léman16.6 km (21 min)

Things to see and do

Several hikes are possible on the territory of Messery. Information at the Tourist Office on +33 4 50 94 75 55.

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

Photos

Lakeside on La Pointe
Lakeside on La Pointe
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The town hall with autumn colors
The town hall with autumn colors
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Messery's beach
Messery's beach
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Walk on Lake Geneva
Walk on Lake Geneva
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Flora of Messery
Flora of Messery
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Snow in Frize, Messery
Snow in Frize, Messery
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Messery beach, sunset
Messery beach, sunset
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Race of the peninsula of Léman in July
Race of the peninsula of Léman in July
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Jazz in Essert in july
Jazz in Essert in july
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Summer Academy, Piano Courses
Summer Academy, Piano Courses
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Carnival in February
Carnival in February
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Aeromodelism Club
Aeromodelism Club
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Weather

Monday 27 september
Min. 12°C - Max. 21°C
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Tuesday 28 september
Min. 14°C - Max. 21°C
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Wednesday 29 september
Min. 11°C - Max. 20°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Geneva City Tour and Trip to Annecy – Cruise on Lake Geneva Optional
Culture and education109 € (19.4 km)
Mountain bike trek with an instructor in Chablais
Sports sensations40 € Champanges (20 km)
Water skiing on Lake Geneva
Sports sensations40 € Évian-les-Bains (23 km)
Nordic skiing lessons
Sports sensations35 € Chapelle-des-Bois (31 km)
Canyoning around Saint-Claude
Sports sensations40 € Saint-Claude (33 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Mijouet circuit through the woods of Juffly
HikeEasy1h30Fillinges (22 km)
The trail of discovery of the vernaz
HikeEasy1h15La Vernaz (24 km)
The nant of the saw
HikeEasy45 minLa Baume (26 km)
The little tower of the crest of Seytroux
HikeIntermediate2h35Seytroux (26 km)
The great tower of the crest of Seytroux
HikeIntermediate5h35Seytroux (26 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

Your holidays
A hotel
A vacation rental
A bed & breakfast
A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
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